Destination Weddings in Aruba
Published May 9, 2018
To get married in Aruba you will need your passport, your birth certificate and at least 2 witnesses with proper ID. Divorce and death decrees are needed if applicable.
To travel to Aruba you will require your passport. Make sure to advise your country's travel information website for more information and possibly other travel documents. The official language of Aruba is Dutch and Papiamento, however, all resorts and tourist intensive areas will have English speaking people. The official currency of Aruba is the Aruban florin, however, USD and credit cards are accepted across the island.
Aruba is located just outside of the hurricane belt in the Caribbean. This means that you can travel to Aruba year round and won't have to worry about getting caught in a hurricane. This also means that the weather is beautifully hot year round and has more sunny days than most of the islands in the Caribbean. Aruba is also trying to stay as sustainable as possible. They want to preserve their amazing lands and are striving for 100% of their energy to become renewable energy, making the island a fun and also eco-friendly!
You have a choice of locations for your wedding such as Eagle Beach, voted the third best beach in the world by Trip Advisor, Oranjestad, and Palm Beach. Each location has exceptional beaches for a beach wedding. There are a plethora of all-inclusive resorts that can accommodate all of your guests. There is a lively nightlife full of bars and clubs, as well as casinos on the island. There is a great shopping scene for day trips and amazing world-class restaurants for you and your guests.
Things to do in Aruba
Aruba is home to some fantastic beaches fit for everyone. Great for sun tanning and swimming, or watersports and snorkeling! The reefs at Mangel Halto are one of the best places to snorkel in Aruba. Eagle Beach is a sight to see and a must go in Aruba. The nightlife in Aruba is one of a kind. The island is host to some amazing clubs, bars, and casinos to choose from. Casinos line Palm Beach just outside of Oranjestad. What is unique to Aruba are their submarine tours. They have the regular walking tours and bike tours, but Aruba steps up their game with an underwater submarine tour. This is a perfect way to experience the amazing reefs rather than snorkeling or scuba diving. There is something for everyone in Aruba including amazing shopping areas, world-renowned golf courses and extremely beautiful arts and culture centers and areas of the island.